Action Movies Coming to Netflix in 2022 and Beyond

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Some of Netflix’s biggest hits have been action movies, such as Extraction, Red Notice, and The Old Guard. It's no surprise that Netflix is heavily investing in the genre, with a robust slate of action...

action movies coming in 2022 and beyond

Some of Netflix’s biggest hits have been action movies, such as Extraction, Red Notice, and The Old Guard. It's no surprise that Netflix is heavily investing in the genre, with a robust slate of action movies coming in 2022 and beyond.

Silverton Siege

Coming to Netflix: April 27th

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"Silverton Siege" is a new action thriller from South Africa, directed by Mandlakayise Walter Dube. The movie follows three young freedom fighters who take a South African bank and its customers hostage, demanding the release of Nelson Mandela.

Day Shift

Confirmed for release in 2022

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"Day Shift" is a supernatural action movie starring Jamie Foxx. Directed by JJ Perry, the film revolves around Foxx's character, who fights against vampires. The movie also features Dave Franco, Karla Souza, and Meagan Good.

Extraction 2

Release date TBD

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After the success of the first "Extraction" movie, a sequel is on its way. Chris Hemsworth will return as Tyler Rake in this action-packed sequel, directed by Sam Hargrave.

The Gray Man

Confirmed for 2022 release

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Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, "The Gray Man" is one of Netflix's most ambitious action movies. The film stars Ryan Gosling as Court Gentry, the CIA's skilled mercenary who is on the run after a bounty is placed on his head. The star-studded cast includes Ana de Armas, Regé-Jean Page, Chris Evans, Jessica Henwick, Billy Bob Thornton, and Wagner Moura.

They Cloned Tyrone

Confirmed for 2022 release

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"They Cloned Tyrone" is an action movie directed by Juel Taylor. The film follows a trio of unlikely heroes as they uncover a massive government conspiracy. Jamie Foxx, Teyonah Paris, and John Boyega star in the movie.

Spiderhead

Confirmed for 2022 release (expected late 2022)

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Formerly known as "Escape from Spiderhead," this action movie stars Chris Hemsworth. Directed by Joseph Kosinski, the film is set in the near future, where convicts are offered experimental treatments to shorten their prison sentences.

The Killer

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David Fincher's next major project for Netflix is an adaptation of the Alexis Nolen comic "The Killer." Starring Michael Fassbender and Tilda Swinton, the film follows an assassin who starts to develop a conscience.

The Mother

Confirmed for 2022 release

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Jennifer Lopez headlines "The Mother," a new action thriller directed by Niki Caro. The movie tells the story of a deadly female assassin who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter she gave up years ago while running from dangerous men.

The Raid

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Patrick Hughes will direct the reimagining of the beloved action movie "The Raid" by Gareth Evans. Set in Philadelphia's drug-infested 'Badlands,' the movie follows an elite undercover DEA task force as they climb the cartel informants' ladder to catch an elusive kingpin.

Other Action Movies Coming Soon to Netflix

  • Ball and Chain - Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt star in this action-comedy about a couple who end up with superpowers.
  • Bioshock - An action horror adaptation based on the popular video game franchise.
  • Blade of the 47 Ronin - A sequel to the Keanu Reeves movie, this action fantasy film stars Anna Akana, Teresa King, and Mike Moh.
  • Button Man: The Killing Game - Directed by Brian Helgeland, this crime-action movie is based on a graphic novel and revolves around a group of millionaires hiring hitmen to target each other.
  • Code 8: Part II - A sequel to "Code 8," a sci-fi-focused action movie set in a world where individuals with superpowers are hunted down.
  • Fast and Loose - Will Smith stars as John Riley in this action crime thriller about a criminal organization leader suffering from memory loss and reuniting with his crew.
  • Gundam - A live-action anime adaptation of "Gundam" is coming to Netflix, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
  • Havoc - Tom Hardy stars in this upcoming action crime thriller directed and written by Gareth Evans.
  • Heart of Stone - A spy action thriller starring Gal Gadot and directed by Tom Harper.
  • Interceptor - Army lieutenant fights to save humanity after 16 nuclear missiles are launched in this action movie directed by Matthew Reilly.
  • Lady Killer - Blake Lively stars in this crime thriller about a 1950s housewife leading a secret life as an assassin.
  • Lift - Kevin Hart stars in this comedy-action movie filmed in Northern Ireland, where a master thief and her ex-boyfriend team up to steal $100 million.
  • Our Man from Jersey - Action thriller starring Mark Wahlberg and Halle Berry.
  • Planet of the Dead - Sequel to Zack Snyder's "Army of the Dead," starring Omari Hardwick.
  • Rebel Ridge - A high-velocity thriller exploring systemic American injustices.
  • Red Notice 2 & 3 - The action thriller starring Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson, and Gal Gadot is returning for two more entries.
  • Sharkey the Bounty Hunter - Movie adaptation of the Millarworld comic book series.
  • The Division - A video game adaptation of the Ubisoft Tom Clancy franchise, starring Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal.
  • The Old Guard 2 - Charlize Theron reprises her role as Andy in this sequel to Netflix's "The Old Guard."
  • The Out-Law - A bank manager is held up in a bank robbery in this action-comedy, starring Nina Dobrev, Michael Rooker, and Pierce Brosnan.
  • The School for Good and Evil - Directed by Paul Feig, this fantasy movie stars Michelle Yeoh and Charlize Theron.
  • Trigger Warning - An action thriller directed by Mouly Surya and starring Anthony Michael Hall and Jessica Alba. The movie follows a veteran who inherits her grandfather's bar.
  • Uglies - Directed by McG, this action-adventure movie stars Laverne Cox and Joey King. It is set in a world where everyone is forced to look the same and be pretty.

These are just a few of the action movies coming to Netflix in 2022 and beyond. Stay tuned for more exciting releases in the genre on the popular streaming platform.

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